The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is the nation's largest Muslim civil rights organization. CAIR's mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.
Become a Member ►

2016 Fundraising Banquet & Awards Celebration

Share this

Thank you to our table captains, event volunteers, sponsors, speakers and more than 400 supporters whose efforts helped raise funds at the 2016 CAIR-WA banquet to support Muslim civil rights defense and empowerment work being done in our state that has national impact.

We still have a ways to go to raise enough funds to fully support our 2016 budget.

Join hundreds of local supporters by donating now at and helping us reach our Ramadan fundraising goal of $120,000

Our pledge to remains that you will continue to see concrete, measurable results that affect the lives of Muslim children and families nationwide, and consistently raise the bar!

Follow the hashtag ‪#cairwabanquet2016‬ on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to see photos posted by our team and attendees.

This year’s banquet theme: ‘Our Time to Shine’

Fulfilling the Divine promise that “Verily with hardship comes ease,” now is the time for us all to overcome the challenges and embrace our opportunities. Despite increased hostility and resulting hate attacks, we and all American Muslims now have more fair-minded allies than ever before, who are using their voices to vocally and publicly stand with us. Come learn about the progress we've made in defending the rights of local Muslims and in mobilizing a broad coalition of support. Join us in taking action now to build the bright future our families and children deserve.

Get Discounted Tickets Today!

Online sales are now closed.

Table Captains are the heart of our event attendance. As a “thank you”, Table Captains are listed in our event program books and verbally recognized by the MC at the event.

Become a Table Captain

Let us customize an opportunity to help your sponsorship shine.

Become a Sponsor

Banquet planning volunteers are needed starting immediately so apply now! There are many volunteer opportunities available to fit your skills and experience

Become a Volunteer


Amana Mutual Funds

Global Justice Law Group

Public Interest Law Group


Saturday, June 4, 2016


5PM – Reception with speakers
5:30PM – Dinner served
5:45PM-8:30PM – Program


Meydenbauer Center
11100 NE 6th St, Bellevue, WA 98004
Phone: 425.637.1020

Click here for online map


Online sales are now closed.